Monthly Archives: March 2014

Talk to your kids about ATV safety!

Have you talked to your kids about ATV safety lately? With the weather finally turning and a busy farm season ahead of us, today would be a great time to do it! ATV incidents account for a good number of farm … Continue reading

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Have you tested your well water lately?

The Illinois Farm Bureau recently drew our attention to the fact that families using well water systems should test their water every year. When was the last time you tested your well water? So what’s the big deal? According to … Continue reading

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365 Sunrises & 7 Billion Mouths to Feed

It’s national Ag Day! Find more information about the day at agday.org. Today is about recognizing – and celebrating – the contribution of agriculture in our everyday lives. The National Ag Day program encourages every American to: Understand how food and … Continue reading

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Child safety campaign keeps priorities straight on the farm

You’re a “Parent first, Farmer second.” That is the message of a national campaign to keep children safe while they work and play on farms. The website (http://cultivatesafety.org) provides one-stop shopping for parents, and includes easy-to-use information about child development … Continue reading

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Children act fast…so do poisons…

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Lock them away!

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It’s Poison Prevention Week! – Bad things can happen to good people.

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Lone Working – From Safety Revolution

The following content was written by Rob Gibbs from Safety Revolution. “Safety Revolution is a leading specialist in Health & Safety and Human Resource Consultancy established to assist Farms, Estates, Contractors and Equine operations throughout the UK.” It is likely … Continue reading

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It’s Ag Safety Week in Canada!

The impact of a farm injury can be devastating both emotionally and economically to producers and their families. Yet most injuries are predictable, and thus preventable, if producers, farm managers, and farm hands know what to look for and how … Continue reading

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Are you prepared for severe weather?

Be a Force of Nature: Take the Next Step during National Severe Weather Preparedness Week Prepare for severe weather during National Severe Weather Preparedness Week, March 2-8, 2014, sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Oceanic … Continue reading

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